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Telus updates its ICS timeline, Samsung Galaxy Note is first in line

by: Bams SadewoJune 16, 2012

Are you at your wit’s end waiting for that seemingly never-going-to-happen Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for your Android devices on Telus Mobility? Well, here’s a little ray of sunshine to brighten your days. As reported a while back, Samsung Galaxy S2 X owners have been given their ICS treat. Now Telus has updated its website with a new ICS timeline to let customers know when the latest Android flavor will come to their respective devices.

Starting with the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray — although the list says that the carrier is still testing out the software, owners of the phone said that they’re already getting their ICS upgrade ahead of [...]

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Updating Your Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray with CyanogenMod 7.1 Gingerbread 2.3.7 Firmware

by: Carl ParkerDecember 15, 2011

Sony Ericsson users can now rejoice. The CyanogenMod developer team has released CyanogenMod version 7.1 and it is now available for installation on the Sony Ericsson Xperia Ray.  CyanogenMod 7.1 includes the latest version of Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread firmware, as well as a whole slew of other functionalities.

As always, it is necessary to follow the instructions accurately to prevent the unfortunate event of bricking your phone.

Applying this update requires you to root your phone, which consequently voids your warranty. If your phone has already been rooted, you may skip the step for unlocking the bootloader.

Pre-Firmware Update InstructionsIf you are [...]
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Sony Ericsson Xperia ray Shines on U.S. with Unlocked Bootloader, Built-in Support for Ice Cream Sandwich

by: Alvin YbañezOctober 3, 2011

Sony Ericsson’s latest installment to its Xperia series of Android smartphones–the Xperia ray–has finally reached the U.S. carrying quad-band support for American mobile carriers. It’s got some love for Canada’s mobile networks, too.

You may get your Sony Ericsson Xperia ray from New Egg (www.newegg.com), for a retail price of US$380, which is actually several bucks lower than the suggested retail price of about US$450.

The Sony Ericsson Xperia ray’s telecommunications hardware components are compatible with AT&T’s network, as well as T-Mobile’s. They also work with Fido, Bell, Rogers, and TELUS–all of which [...]

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Smartphones Could Taste Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

by: Alvin YbañezSeptember 12, 2011

A Sony Ericsson representative recently announced that its Xperia series of Android handsets may get software updates to upgrade the phones from their current Android versions to the latest Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) when the latter is released.

The company representative told mobile tech site SoMobile that Sony Ericsson Xperia handsets released in 2011 all have built-in support for ICS.

However, the Sony Ericsson representative’s pronouncement is no guarantee or assurance that the Xperia line will, in fact, receive ICS upgrades. Sony Ericsson has not made any official decision on pushing out ICS to currently existing Xperia handsets.

“When it comes [...]

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Sony Ericsson Xperia ray Now Available in the U.K.

by: Alvin YbañezSeptember 7, 2011

The British will now be able to enjoy Sony Ericsson’s new addition to its Xperia series of Android smartphones–the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray.

The phone is now available on Amazon UK for US$350 (about GBP350).  Play.com also plans to make the Sony Ericsson Xperia ray available starting September 9 for US$466 (about GBP330).

Vodafone will also be selling the phone this month, while O2 confirmed that they will be selling the phone this September, according to their “coming soon” page.

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia ray is powered by Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread with the following features:

1.0-GHz processor 3.3-inch scratch-resistant display with [...]
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